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Species Clostera jocosa - Hodges#7896.1

Clostera jocosa  - Clostera jocosa
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Notodontidae (Prominent Moths)
Subfamily Pygaerinae
Genus Clostera
Species jocosa (Clostera jocosa - Hodges#7896.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Clostera jocosa (Edwards, 1886)
Ichthyura jocosa Edwards, 1886
Explanation of Names
Clostera jocosa (Edwards, 1886), formerly treated as a subspecies of 7896 Clostera inclusa (Hübner, [1831]) in Packrad (1895), is raised to full species status, MONA Fascicle 22.1A: 62. (1)
Central Florida and south.
See Also
Clostera inclusa requires dissection. Records south of northern Florida may refer to C. jocosa
Internet References
Works Cited
1.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 22.1A
Miller, J.S., D.L. Wagner, P.A. Opler & J.D. Lafontaine. 2018. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group